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Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Jun 19 21:14:08 UTC 2012


On Tue, 2012-06-19 at 19:16 +0000, "J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" wrote:
> On 06/19/2012 07:00 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > "The term 'release-blocking desktops' should be understood to mean all
> > the desktop environments in which bugs are currently considered capable
> > of blocking a Fedora release. The current set of release-blocking
> > desktops is GNOME and KDE."
> 
> 
> The reason for KDE being there is for historic reason at least that what 
> was mentioned when we in QA discussed this and you yourself are well 
> aware of the times we have had to make a chose should we block the 
> release for something that is not considered the "default" or should we 
> not.
> 
> The board has yet to clarify what categorizes them as release blocking 
> desktops for other *de and spins to be able to reach that status and 
> probably as well what is required for other spins to get a place on the 
> official dvd as well along with Gnome and KDE.
> 
> The reason that KDE is there in the first place was probably done at the 
> time to calm down the community without having to remove the "default" 
> label and the project has evolved quite a much since then as in we have 
> significantly more amounts of spins then just KDE and Gnome.
> 
> In any case Kevin K. probably can comment on what landed the KDE 
> distribution on the Relengs DVD and on the release blocker in the first 
> place.

Sure. The process needs some cleaning up. But my point is that there is
no confusion about the actual facts of the current situation: KDE and
GNOME are considered to have equal status as far as release validation
is concerned. 

Note that Xfce, LXDE and Sugar are all also on the DVD at present.
-- 
Adam Williamson
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